Archives for November 2011

The man behind the camera

It’s Saturday night in a deserted office building. The game is over. All of the fans have gone home, except for Mark Haskett. He sits editing photos from the game, making sure they are received in a timely manner before deadlines for newspapers and online articles. Mark Haskett has been photographing events at Western Carolina […]

Club Tennis team competes in State Championship

The Catamount tennis club competed in the State Championship in Greensboro, N.C., Nov. 19 and 20. In total, 15 teams were in attendance, including two from Western Carolina University. Last year, the tennis club almost doubled so Western Carolina split the team in half, creating two teams and more play for each member. For each […]

Silent Auction

From November 10th-13th WCU hosted a silent auction at the John Bardo Performing Art Center.   The event was accompanied by the students 2nd annual “Holiday Sale” and the “Sweeney Todd” performance thereafter. The auction featured items donated by the community including scripts of the production, jewelry and clothing.  Many paintings were also featured that were […]

Survivor of cancer, inspiration to many

In the United States today 1 out of 3 people are diagnosed with cancer, and almost everyone else knows someone who has or had cancer. In 2004 Debbie Moore,34, resident of Sylva, became the one. She was diagnosed with Paraganglioma and Pheochromocytoma, and began her fight. She had at least 13 different tumors spread all […]

Water boy or teammate?

Western Carolina University sophomore, Harrison Skiver is the Catamount’s first ever paid water boy. As a freshman Skiver (see the slideshow) was looking for many things, including a job, making friends, and finding a way to get involved. All of these problems were solved when Joanne Foster, WCU’s work study coordinator, and an athletic trainer […]

Waiting for a dream

Catamount Roger Cote is waiting for a phone call that should have come in July, but as each day passes and November is nearly halfway through, the phone call still hasn’t come. Cote is waiting for a call from NBC to determine whether or not he will be interning with NBC at the 2012 Summer […]